Make journalism part of your studies Minor in Journalism Studies Are you a student looking for a minor that’s interesting and current? Do you like to write? Do you want to become a more effective communicator and a more savy media consumer? Consider the Minor in Journalism Studies open to students from both Dalhousie and King’s. The minor will complement your studies helping you hone your critical thinking skills, delve into the “why” of issues, and enhance your ability to present material clearly and concisely.
Just choose an elective or two No matter what your academic programme, you can choose one or more journalism electives. Electives are also open to members of the community. Insights and skills gained through these courses–including the ability to question thoughtfully, write well and look at the media with a critical eye– can be applied to whatever path you take.
The learning environment Classes are led by professional journalists who bring a wealth of experience to the classroom. Most classes are limited to about 20 students, which allows for personal attention and promotes lively discussions.
Instructions for registration in the Minor of Journalism Studies at King’s Please declare your minor and register for journalism classes through Dal Online. For more information visit www.ukings.ca/minor-journalism-studies.
Minor in Journalism Studies Core requirements: JOUR 1001.06 Foundations of Journalism JOUR 2000.03 Reporting Techniques JOUR 2400.03 Science and the Media (BSC students)
Elective requirements JOUR 2004.03 Introduction to Radio JOUR 2400.03 Science and the Media (BA and NSCAD students) JOUR 3003.03 Introduction to Video Reporting JOUR 3005.03 Broadcast Reporting JOUR 3122.03 Ethics of Journalism
JOUR 3304.03 Through her eyes: Women and the documentary tradition JOUR 3333.03 News Media & the Courts in Canada JOUR 3440.03 Introduction to Narrative Nonfiction JOUR 3441.03 Advanced Narrative Nonfiction JOUR 3540.03 Feature Writing JOUR 3542.03 Business Reporting for Journalists JOUR 3550.03 Copy Editing JOUR 3557.03 Introduction to Online Journalism JOUR 3560.03 Great Journalists JOUR 3660.03 Photojournalism * Not all of these classes will be offered every year. Students should consult the School of Journalism directly about the offerings each year.
Consider the Minor in Journalism Studies open to students from both Dalhousie and King’s. The minor will complement your studies helping you...